Accession Number F03615
Collection type Film
Measurement 25 min
Object type To be confirmed
Physical description 16mm/Colour/silent
Place made Egypt: Suez Canal, Ismailia
Date made 1976-1979
Conflict Period 1970-1979

Item copyright: Commonwealth of Australia copyright


Coverage of living conditions and activities of the Australian detachment to UNEF II (United Nations Emergency Force), based at Ismalia, Sinai. The role of the UNEF was to supervise the Yom Kippur War ceasefire between Egypt and Israel. The bulk of the Australian contingent comprised an Iroquois helicopter flight detached from No. 5 Squadron RAAF based at Fairbairn, ACT. The helicopter detachment served with the UNEF II from July 1976 to August 1979. Identified personnel: Rick Ellis, (cutting birthday cake.)

  • Video of AUSTAIR UNEF II (video)